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Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum), Surgical Specialist
40 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Thornton is Good. Dr. Thornton has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.6
Follows Up After Visit 3.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Thornton, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Surgery Abdominal

Education & Awards

Dr. Thornton graduated from Meharry Medical College, Nashville. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)


Dr. Thornton has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Saint Rose Siena Hospital 
  • Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph P Thornton MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 40 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph P. Thornton practice?
Dr. Joseph Thornton has 1 office location.
Dr. Joseph Thornton practices Colon & Rectal Surgery near Las Vegas, NV.
See Las Vegas Colorectal Surgeons.